Found December 21, 2011 on Yahoo! Sports:
PLAYERS: Luis SuarezJohn Terry
English soccer reached a landmark in the fight to stamp out racism on Wednesday when, 24 hours after Liverpool's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was banned for eight games, Chelsea captain John Terry learned he faced criminal charges for racial abuse.

Luis Suarez and Liverpool FC React to FA Punishment With Disappointment and Astonishment

Luis Suarez and Liverpool FC reacted with a mix of stoicism and bewilderment to the punishment handed down by the FA over the Patrice Evra racial abuse case. The Liverpool star has two weeks decide to lodge an appeal. Suarez maintained his innocence from the moment Evra aired the accusations through his three-day defense hearing last week. He responded to the decision with a statement...

Suarez verdict angers team-mates

The 24-year-old received the punishment after an independent commission found him guilty of misconduct by using insulting words to Patrice Evra which included a reference to the Manchester United defender's colour. He had been given the full support of the club, who insist the player is not a racist, and now his team-mates have followed suit. "Luis Suarez is our team-mate...

Suarez hit with eight-match ban, fine

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been banned for eight matches and fined 40,000 pounds after being found guilty of misconduct....

Liverpool show Suarez support

Liverpool have made an audacious statement in their attempts to show support for under-fire Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez. The Reds’...

Liverpool angry as Suarez banned for eight games

Liverpool have reacted furiously to the Luis Suarez verdict over racist remarks made to Manchester United defender Patrice Evra, Press Association reports. Suarez has been banned for eight games by the Football Association and has been issued with a £40,000 fine. The allegations relate to the 15th October fixture, where Suarez and Evra got into a heated debate mid-game. Evra then...

Suarez's punishment shows FA finally taking a strong stance against racism (Yahoo! Sports)

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was banned eight games for racially abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra in October.

Dalglish defends Suarez support

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish maintains the club's support of Luis Suarez has been right and proper and has not "caused trouble". The Reds came in for criticism for their strongly-worded statement in the wake of the Uruguay international's eight-match ban imposed for using insulting words towards Patrice Evra, with a reference to the Manchester United player...

Dalglish backs Suarez support

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has defended his players’ decision to wear t-shirts publicly backing striker Luis Suarez, according to BBC Sport. The Reds team wore the t-shirts to warm up before Wednesday night’s draw with Wigan at the DW Stadium. Suarez has received an eight game ban for racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra. Liverpool will appeal the decision...
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